Facebook’s own research reveals the harm that Instagram can inflict

Reporting by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has lifted the lid on Facebook’s own research into the harm that Instagram can do to young users.

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A week in security (June 14 – June 20)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 14 to June 20.

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How to delete your Instagram account

If you want to take a break from Instagram either temporarily or permanently, we’ll walk you through it step by step.

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Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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Sorry, Joe Biden isn’t offering you a work visa, it’s a scam

Bogus e-visa promotions are being posted to social media. Here are the telltale signs that indicate you’re looking at a scam.

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A week in security (August 3 – 9)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 3 – 9, including a look at business email compromises, a new data privacy bill, and the Inter skimming attack.

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ACCESS Act might improve data privacy through interoperability

Data privacy is back in Congressional lawmakers’ sights, as proposed legislation called the ACCESS Act focuses not on data collection, storage, and selling, but on the idea that Americans should be able to easily pack up their data and take it to a competing service. But will this actually protect privacy?

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A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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A week in security (September 16 -22)

A roundup of the security news from September 16–22 including Emotet, student-targeted visa scams, data privacy laws, Malwarebytes’ new Browser Guard, data destruction, and more.

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